Sister Mary and Sister Mary Jo have been living on Patriot Lane in Oshkosh for 20 years. After more than six decades spent helping others, they realized that they could use a little help themselves. They needed to make a few updates to their home like the installation of a grab bar in the bathroom […]
Tag: Ladies Benevolent Society: Advocates for Older Adults Fund
Recent grants from the Oshkosh Area Community Foundation totaling almost $28,000 have been awarded to Park View Health Center, Miravida Living and Evergreen Retirement Community. The bulk of the grant money will pay for new technology to keep residents connected but safe in the age of COVID-19.
GOAL Help caregivers remain healthy and become more confident and knowledgeable care providers. CHALLENGE While caregiving provides rewards, it also exacts a toll. Family caregivers are typically in poorer health than non-caregivers, twice as likely to suffer from serious stress, and well over half of them lack confidence to do all the necessary tasks of […]
Marian and Allen Schuettpelz have been married for 63 years. “We did everything together,” says Marian, 86. The soft morning light from the windows of her tiny Oshkosh home illuminated Marian’s wistful expression as she recalled the 15 times the couple packed their belongings and moved, the good times she and Allen had with family […]